Brutal Murder of British Soldier an "Act of Terror"

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Prime Minister David Cameron leaves Number 10 Downing Street for Parliament on July 20, 2011. Cameron was on his way to make a statement on the phone-hacking scandal before Members of Parliament. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images/Getty)

It has been confirmed that the man brutally hacked to death Wednesday in London by two attackers carrying machetes was a serving British soldier. The British government says the murder was an act of terror. The concern now is whether Wednesday's assault near an army barracks could lead to more attacks.

Lesley Ashmall, a BBC Radio 5 Live reporter, explains the latest developments in the case.


Lesley Ashmall

Produced by:

Elizabeth Ross

Comments [1]


Jihadist slogans? They were quoting the Koran
weren't they?
Some journalism please.

May. 23 2013 04:35 PM

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